Our Sustainability - Linked Loans & Bonds course trainer has a comprehensive financial services background in capital markets and as an originator. In a career spanning more than thirty years, she has built a consistent record in developing new business lines ab initio in several markets, notably liability management and, in the past ten years, sustainable capital markets.
She oversaw BNP Paribas’ fast-growing sustainable bond franchise for four years, before being promoted to a more strategic role advising the bank’s key issuing and clients on sustainable finance, including financial products in M&A process. Prior to that, she was head of liability management, and previously, Head of Corporate EMTN at Deutsche Bank UK.
Since leaving the industry in 2019, the trainer has continued to work in the field of sustainable finance, with a range of roles including working with Green Finance Institute, Impact Investing Institute and the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. She also worked for a German-based fund, assisting them on how to optimise the due diligence process in the absence of equity ownership.
The Sustainability - Linked Loans & Bonds course has a strong interest in education, and throughout her career, has been involved in providing training and mentoring in a professional capacity. Most recently, she played a key role in capacity building around awareness of sustainability risks and opportunities for colleagues and clients at BNP Paribas. She was instrumental in delivering well-regarded sustainable finance training around the world on behalf of ICMA and IFC. She is a member, and the former chair, of the British Standards Institution’s committee of experts in sustainable finance. In 2016, she completed the Post-Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Business at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.